They also arrested the man who allegedly helped her get away.
Janine Power, 28, was originally arrested for allegedly stealing money and a cell phone from a cab driver on Thursday afternoon.
Investigators say she escaped from the back of a police car at the intersection of Stillwell Avenue and Neptune Avenue in Coney Island.
Police spotted Power and 41-year old Anthony D'Angelo at a Mobil gas station on the corner of Avenue P and Coney Island Avenue.
They were arrested just before 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Charges are pending against the two suspects.